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Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

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New Technology Helps Catch Poachers in Africa

New Technology Helps Catch Poachers in Africa

Tania Curry December 14, 2016 0

Earlier this year, WWF installed two systems in a protected area in central Kenya where endangered white and black rhino roam along with poachers. Nine months later, this investment is paying off. More than two

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Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching

Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching

Julie Waggoner July 2, 2016 0

In the northeast Indian state of Assam the newly elected government this month announced plans to crack down on poaching of one-horned rhinos in the area. Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to

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Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2016 17

Poaching has pushed species of elephants and rhinos to the brink of extinction. Poachers are also bringing another type of animal to the edge of existence, but I bet you haven’t even heard of its

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Human-Wildlife Conflict and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Human-Wildlife Conflict and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2016 9

I heard about another act of wildlife poaching this morning. Only this time it wasn’t African elephants or Indian tigers or Indonesian rhinos. It was in the U.S., and it involved deer. The poachers

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New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2015 0

It’s easy to find recent examples of how technology has helped wildlife conservation. New electronic tools for detecting and preventing animal and plant poaching, artificial appendages and limbs, and GPS tracking have all aided

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